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13:30 Mar 7, 2004
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Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
English term or phrase: road plate
pipe-bursting system

Prepare the pit by stabilizing the bottom of the pit with a layer of gravel. Further stabilization can be accomplished by placing a ***road plate*** on top of the gravel before setting the machine in place

what's a "road plate"? ...I don't think it has anything to do with a concrete layer...
Elena Ghetti
Italy
Local time: 11:30
English translation:see the pictures
Explanation:
http://www.epi-shields.com/photogallery_road_plate.htm
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Alexander Demyanov
Local time: 05:30
Grading comment
thanks a lot!!
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5 +11see the picturesAlexander Demyanov


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +11
see the pictures


Explanation:
http://www.epi-shields.com/photogallery_road_plate.htm

Alexander Demyanov
Local time: 05:30
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 32
Grading comment
thanks a lot!!

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agree  Kim Metzger: That's what I was thinking, too.
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agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
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agree  RHELLER: metal sheet or panel
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agree  Hacene: indeed
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agree  DGK T-I: "a picture paints a thousand words"
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agree  Java Cafe
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agree  David Knowles: Just what I thought they were! Sometimes they stay in place for years!
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agree  Alaa Zeineldine: nuff said!
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